About Banzai Sushi
An oasis of Japan in the heart of Denver, Colorado.
Banzai Sushi features the highest level of Japanese
cuisine crafted with a creative touch.
We're the home of "100 Rolls". Select from 100 sushi combinations ranging from the usual to the outrageous. There is a sushi roll here for
every taste. Or choose from our innovative lunch and dinner menus featuring fully cooked selections of fish, chicken or beef. All prepared in the time honored cooking traditions of Japan.
Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Hours of Operation:
Lunch: Monday - Friday: 11:30am - 2:30PM
Dinner: Monday - Thursday: 4:30pm - 9:30pm, Friday: 4:30pm - 10:00pm, Saturday: 1:00pm - 10:00pm, Sunday: 1:30pm to 9:30pm
Happy Hour is Monday - Friday: 4:30pm - 6:pm and Saturday and Sunday: 1:00pm - 6:00pm
S. Monaco Pkwy
$30 and under
AMEX, Diners Club, Discover, MasterCard, Visa
Bar Dining, Beer, Counter Seating, Full Bar, Happy Hour, Non-Smoking Restaurant, Takeout, Wheelchair Access, Wine
Banzai Sushi Ratings and Reviews
Unassuming sushi place off leetsdale. Staff is very kind and the menu is enormous. Sushi is always of high-quality. It gets crowded so a reservation is a good idea.
Missing the Old Menu
To get what I wanted, I had to order 2 meals and I miss the old menu. I wanted Teriyaki steak and Tempura and extra orange vegetables & two shrimp. The food was wonderful, but I still miss the value of the old menu as that was a very complete meal for me. I understand things have to change but I would have been happier paying more for the Old menu and having only 1 meal. It didn't seem as if I could get all I wanted in one meal. Our server was very good.
Always very good Sushi. Our Favorite Sushi restaurant.
Always excellent sushi and great service ...
Always excellent sushi and great service! Highly recommend making a reservation as the restaurant is small and fills up fast.
Great selection and very fresh taste.
Great selection and very fresh taste.
Spot on Food
This place is great, we found it years ago and rarely will we go anyplace else for sushi. The service is amazing and the fish is super fresh.
We had reservations at 7:00, but there was no table reserved and we had to wait 15 minutes to get a table in a heavily trafficked area. A small one opened up and we moved. We quickly ordered and then waited almost an hour for our food when several couples had already been served. A weak I'm sorry was all we got for that. The sushi was good, but not great. When it came time to pay, we had a Restaurant.com coupon, but they had decided that they would not accept those on Valentine's Day. Nothing on our reservation said anything about that and they did not care that we had waited so long. NEVER will we go back. Happy Valentine's Day, indeed.
So glad we had reservations! We walked ...
So glad we had reservations! We walked in and were met with a standing crowd. The gyoza were amazing. The unagi was the best we've ever eaten. The place was humming. The staff kept up with the Valentines crowd. We will be back soon.
Not as good as expected
This had a 4 1/2 star rating. But we didn't think it was that good. They didn't give us the booth we had reserved. The wait staff was good. The food was fair. And it wasn't cheap. All in all, we would not recommend it. It was fair, nothing special. Our neighborhood place is way better.
Another great meal at Banzai
Banzai Sushi is one of our favorite neighborhood restaurants. The food is consistently yummy, great sushi, fun combos. We really like the servers and staff, very respectful and professional. Food is reasonably priced. We'll be back!
Let is the best! He remembers us every t ...
Let is the best! He remembers us every time. Love the food and amazing amount of rolls. Also enjoy that the sushi roll menu is categorized by what is in or on the roll. Excellent as usual.
Great little place. Not a lot of room- which means not good for children. Great service, very friendly and attentive. The food is wonderful- great rolls too! Great for couples or small parties of people.
Best sushi in Denver
I will most likely never eat sushi anywhere else again. By far the best food, service, and value. Very small and intimate. Make reservations!!!
Sukiyaki was really good. Steak hibachi okay - steak great flavor but vegetables only warm. Server's first night but she did a fabulous job. Very attentive but not overly so.
They have over 100 sushi rolls to choose ...
They have over 100 sushi rolls to choose from, and you can't go wrong. Great service. So glad they now take reservations. I've been a customer for over six years and he has for even longer. A must try and repeat!!
Consistent and good!
I've been going to Banzai for over 20 years and despite a change in ownership 3 times during that period the food continues to be consistent and delicious. If you like sushi rolls then Banzai is the place to go...they have so many variations it's pretty hard to choose, but regardless you are assured that whatever you choose it will be good. Enjoy!
It's hard to find good sushi in Denver. Banzai was decent, I would go back, but I wasn't wowed or anything. I was a little frustrated that the rolls weren't really holding together though. The menu is a bit intimidating with so many rolls, but that's not necessarily a bad thing!
a neighborhood favorite, we greatly enjoy the innovative and yummy food at banzai sushi!
Very Good Sushi - Friendly Atmosphere
The sushi selections at Bonzai are always fresh and tasty. They have wide variety of choices and all of them have been delicious as I work my way through the menu. The owners and staff are friendly and accommodating.
Great variety of fancy rolls. Fresh!
Great variety of fancy rolls. Fresh!
Great sushi and an extensive menu
We tried a number of the items, and they were consistently good. Various rolls from the top 20 menu as well as tuna, and yellow fin. We eat at a number of restaurants on the east coast with fresh fish, and this was comparable to most. That's why the 4 rather than 5 stars. Very good for Denver, middle of the country, so definitely a good place for sushi.
Another great meal of sushi and hibachi
We always enjoy Banzai Sushi, they have terrific sushi and are always coming up with fun new combinations. Very sweet server and manager. We'll be back!
We go to this restaurant often. Very go ...
We go to this restaurant often. Very good food at good value and very good service
Worth the drive across town!
There are many great sushi places in Denver, but this one is our favorite. We are willing to drive from north Denver during rush hour traffic to eat at Banzai Sushi, it is just that good!!
was referred by friends who loved this place and am now hooked!
banzai sushi is the best! we'll be back for more of the imaginative and delicious sushi, hibachi, miso soup and salad.
food was awesome
Amazing they even have sushi with no rice for those who can not eat rice. Awesome price and amazing food.
Went on a Thursday and it had a decent number of people there. A lot of the rolls are Americanized, but the massive variety means people who aren't a fan of the more traditional stuff can get something too! Non-sushi fair is also available. The only major problem I had was that they sliced some of the rolls so thin that you couldn't pick them up with a pair of chopsticks without them falling apart. Other than that, the food was good and will definitely eat there again.
Average-to-good sushi, but a bit expensive
It was indeed impressive to see that they feature 100 rolls on their menu; we tried a couple of them. Also impressed that they had uni (sea urchin) and toro (fatty tuna). All of it was pretty good, I have to admit, but I have to admit I thought the price was a bit high (yes, even with the uni and toro).
Excellent quality at a reasonable price.
For us, the checkbox "neighborhood gem" truly applies, but we don't just go there because it's close by. Banzai serves up a wide variety of sushi rolls and we've never been disappointed with any of them. Although we generally go with our tired & true favorites, they have recently added a few new items that have proven to be very good. Dinnertime is often busy, but lunch is excellent and a true bargain. Our experience with service has always been quick and friendly.
We went because it was closer to our other plans for the evening and had heard that they had takoyaki. I'd never had takoyaki before and it was good but I have no basis for comparison. We tried a variety of sushi rolls and appetizers. We liked some better than others. Overall I found it to be an excellent experience and I would go back again if I'm in the area.
Some of the best sushi I have ever had!
I try a different roll every visit and each one is better than the one before.
Always wonderful! Great food, friendly, helpful waitstaff....
We greatly enjoy the varied menu and creative sushi at Banzai Sushi. We'll be back!
Our favorite sushi restaurant.
Great sushi roles, Suzi, Rusty, Jeffry's. Our favorites.
Very friendly staff was seated right awa ...
Very friendly staff was seated right away. Try setting at the sushi bar and enjoy everything you find unique. Only draw back I notice was that there rolls just came apart way before you even grab your chop stick. Overall I would recommend going before the dinner crowd.
We went for Valentine's so it was naturally crowded. It's a small, homey location so probably better and more private in a booth. We were seated in the middle of the restaurant, close to other customers which wasn't ideal and pretty loud. The sushi was excellent but I wasn't too impressed with the appetizers, especially the calamari which was a bit rubbery and nothing special. Service was pretty good, but being such a busy night it wasn't amazing. I'd go back on a less busier day and just sushi.
This was our first time there and we will definitely be back. The food was delicious.
This recent visit was disappointing. Tem ...
This recent visit was disappointing. Tempura was cold and chicken teriyaki was hard as a rock and they drown their salad w/ dressing. Tips for is for to order the salad w/ dressing on the side and tell them not to let the tempura sit in the kitchen while waiting for other entrée to complete. Customer service is ok but make sure you clearly explain to server who speaks or understand English.
Even thought it was New Year's Eve, we o ...
Even thought it was New Year's Eve, we ordered sushi that took almost an hour to get to our table. We also ordered Hibachi beef was was delivered cold and flavorless. Have had good food before. Waiter just ignored us when we kept asks g about our food.
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